The Idle Class


The Idle Class (1921) is a silent movie written, directed and starring Charlie Chaplin. Resolution : 692x556 pixels For highest quality download the source mkv file and play with VLC Player. IMDB Link ~~~~ For free intelligent electronic music visit Karakasa Music @

The Idle Class is a 1921 American silent film written and directed by Charlie Chaplin for First National Pictures.

Plot summary

The "The Tramp" (Charlie Chaplin) heads to a resort for warm weather and a bit of golf. At the golf course, the Tramp's theft of Golf ball in play causes one golfer (Mack Swain) to mistakenly attack another (John Rand (actor)). Meanwhile, a neglected wife (Edna Purviance) leaves her wealthy husband (also played by Chaplin) until he gives up drinking. When the Tramp is later mistaken for a pickpocket, he crashes a masquerade ball to escape from a policeman. There, he is mistaken for the woman's husband. Eventually, it is all straightened out, and the Tramp is once more on his way.


  • Charles Chaplin - Tramp and Husband
  • Edna Purviance - Neglected Wife
  • Mack Swain - Her Father
  • Henry Bergman - Sleeping Hobo and Guest in Cop Uniform
  • Al Ernest Garcia - Cop in Park and Guest
  • John Rand (actor) - Golfer and Guest
  • Rex Storey - Pickpocket and Guest
Lita Grey, Chaplin's future wife, played a guest.

Category:1921 films
Category:1920s comedy films
Category:American comedy films
Category:American silent short films
Category:Black-and-white films
Category:Films directed by Charlie Chaplin
Category:1920s short films

First National Pictures

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